RELATIONSHIPS ARE HARD FOR EVERYONE
Repeating the same fights
Feeling unseen & unheard
Disconnected & bored
The spark is gone
In Survival Mode
If you feel stuck you are in the right place! My name is Alex, I'm a licensed therapist and I've helped 100's of people just like you bring joy and intimacy back to their relationships
I'll Help You
Build the Kind of Relationship
You've Always Hoped For
1-1 Therapy, Couples Therapy, and Intensives to help you overcome the things holding you back from thriving.
BOOKS & ONLINE COURSES //
I have written three books and one online course all aimed and helping you grow emotionally healthy relationships
TRAINING & SPEAKING //
I am available to speak to your group on topics like sex addiction, betrayal trauma recovery, emotional safety, & creating intimate relationships
"Alex Avila has been a trusted colleague and friend for many years. Alex has the rare combination of being a gifted writer, speaker, and therapist. He teaches others about emotional safety and healthy relationships, and he lives this out with impeccable integrity in his personal life. Alex is most highly respected in both his personal and professional communities."
- Michael Kragt, Ph.D., Executive Director of Grace Counseling
Books to Help You Thrive
Honoring Yourself While Creating Trust and Presence to Experience Meaningful Relationships.
Whether in a romantic relationship or not, you will learn a lot about yourself—why you do what you do, and how to identify and express your legitimate feelings and longings.
Following the same guidelines, you and people close to you will feel confident bridging gaps in your different personalities and communication styles and approach each other with informed sensitivity.
Learn new ways of looking at the forgiveness and trust-building processes and eliminate feelings of guilt when you wisely retreat to your safe zone.
Reading Emotional Safety, you will finally gain solid, personal insight that will help you experience freedom and enjoy an intimate connection with your newly crafted safe, inner circle!
From Suffering to Empowerment
"Alex's incredible therapeutic skill combined with his unwavering kindness provided the support and understanding I needed to unravel the complex wounding caused by childhood abuse and neglect. I have gone from a place of confusion and suffering to a place of empowerment and clarity. Thanks to Alex I have the skills and discernment to understand and embrace safe, meaningful relationships."
- Anonymous Client
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I have 3 books that represent the core principles I've used to help 100's of people build healhthy relationships.
For over 15 years, Alex has provided thousands of hours of professional counseling to couples and individuals. He has also facilitated over 100 relationship-focused workshops!
Now, he has curated some life-changing classes and books to help you better understand and relate to your partner like never before.
And he's ready to share both new and timeless relationship tools and insights with YOU so you can fully enjoy what relationships were intended to feel like!